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RODIN, Auguste

Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Maker: Rudier, Eugène

Ève

Eve

modeled 1881, cast 1923 [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

bronze, sand cast [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): 68 12 x 21 x 24 in.

inscribed on base: Rudier, fondeur, Paris

Acc. No.: 53.145

Credit Line: Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund

Photo credit: 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1923, August 30, Commissioned by the Musée Rodin, Paris [D6 RE1 et RE3 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1923, Cast by Eugène Rudier (1875-1952) who continued using the mark of his father Alexis Rudier (?-1897)
  • 1924, April 15, Invoice date [D73 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1924 [1927?], November 24, Payment date [ACHD14 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1924 (January 1)-1924 (December 31), Hermann von Oelsnitz [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1924, December 30, Hermann von Oelsnitz
  • 1924, December 31, Yamagushi Kichirobei [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1953, May 25, Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund, at the Wildenstein & Co inc. [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

Bibliography

  • 1952 Aubert
    M. Aubert, Rodin, Paris: Editions Tel, 1952, pl. 21 (ill)
  • 1953-1954 DIA Bulletin
    Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, vol. 33, no. 1, 1953-1954, p. 14 (ill).
  • 1976 Tancock
    John L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, no. 8, p. 148-57 (Detroit cast cited on p. 156)
  • 1995 Silleves
    John Silleves, "Rodin's First One-Man Show", The Burlington Magazine 137/1113 (December 1995), pp. 832-837
  • 2007 Le Normand-Romain (français)
    Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, avec la collaboration d'Hélène Marraud et Diane Tytgat, introductions par Dr. Ruth Butler et Mr. Régis Cusinberche, Rodin et le bronze. Catalogue des œuvres conservées au musée Rodin, 2 volumes, Paris, Musée Rodin / Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 2007, vol. 1, pp.338-348, Ève, 1881, cet exemplaire est cité p. 340 : "Detroit, Institute of Arts, acq. chez Rudier, par l'intermédiaire de la galerie Wildenstein, 1953"
  • 2007 Le Normand-Romain (English)
    Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, with the collaboration of Hélène Marraud and Diane Tytgat, introductions by Dr. Ruth Butler and Mr. Régis Cusinberche, The Bronzes of Rodin. Catalogue of works in the Musée Rodin, 2 volumes, English version, Paris, Musée Rodin / Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 2007, vol. 1, pp.338-348, Eve, 1881, this copy is mentioned p. 340: "Detroit, Institute of Arts, acq. from Rudier, through the Wildenstein Gallery, 1953"
  • 2017 Blanchetière
    François Blanchetière, L’Enfer selon Rodin, éditions du musée Rodin, édition Norma, Paris, 2017, cat. 31